March 5, 2002
Germain enters the post-season leading the ECAC in every goaltending category, including goals against average (1.22), save percentage (.942), and winning percentage (8-1-0, .889). Germain's overall numbers also rank among the nation's best netminders. She posts a 1.72 GAA, which is good for 9th in the country, while her .920 save percentage ranks 13th.
Brown (20-7-2, 12-3-1, 7-2-1) completed the regular with a 2nd place finish in both the ECAC-North and the Ivy League. The Bears will square off on Friday, March 8 at Meehan Auditorium against Yale for the quarterfinal round of the ECAC tournament. The format is a best of three-game series, with the winner advancing to the ECAC Semifinal round at Dartmouth College. Game times are scheduled for 7:00pm Friday March 8 and Saturday March 9, while Sunday's game will have start time of 4:00pm.